Official OS 5.0.0.419 for the BlackBerry Tour 9630 from SaskTel

Official OS 5.0.0.419 for the BlackBerry Tour 9630 from SaskTel

*Update: Telus has jumped in on the fun too - we just got word that they have also officially released 5.0.0.419 for the Tour 9630. You can grab it from this link. * It looks like SaskTel is the latest to drop an official 5.0 for the Tour 9630. The guys at BerryScoop found this one, and 5.0.0.419 seems to be the way to go as its starting to pop up as an official release from multiple...

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Case-Mate Barely There Case for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The Case-Mate Barely There case is one of my favorite accessories. It comes in a variety of colors, and gives a unique look to your device to set it apart from the others. It doesn't add a lot of bulk or weight to the device, and provides a good amount of protection for everyday use. This isn't a full-protection case and it really won't save you...

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Verizon Launches VZ Navigator 5.0 with Updated Features

Verizon Launches VZ Navigator 5.0 with Updated Features

Verizon has updated VZ Navigator to version 5.0 and included some cool new features. The app has long been the easiest navigation solution for Verizon customers, and with the latest update they hope to stay in the running and other GPS apps like TeleNav grow stronger. The update to 5.0 includes options to update your Facebook status from within the application, as well as the ability to send...

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CrackBerry Poll: Do You Feel You're Actually Safer When Using Hands-Free Technology While Talking and Driving

While doing some house cleaning this weekend I had the television playing in the background and caught the tail end of a story in regards to bans on talking on cell phones while driving. I *think* the story I saw was referring to California, and essentially stated that despite the bans on talking on your cell phone while driving (while holding the phone in your hand) being in effect for a...

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Contest Winners: Global Unlock, Eden Theme, Textender and More

Contest Winners: Global Unlock, Eden Theme, Textender and More

Prizes galore this week! Some unlock codes from Global Unlock Code, a very cool theme, some cases from Speck, a Seidio Extended Battery and a few apps to round out the mix. A very well-rounded week with great prizes across the board. More to come this week, so be on the lookout. Thanks again to everyone that entered, and congrats to all the winners! If you're a developer or retailer and want...

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Review: Pocketday Professional & Personal for BlackBerry

Review: Pocketday Professional & Personal for BlackBerry

Your BlackBerry provides rapid access to almost anything you can think of. Well for some people, that isn’t good enough! They demand instant access; they want knowledge and they want it now. Now, now, NOW! If you’re picturing adults throwing fits right about now, then we are on the same wavelength. That sort of behavior is kind of immature, if you ask me. On the other hand, there are benefits...

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BlackBerry Media Sync Updated To Version 3.0.0.39 For PC Users

BlackBerry Media Sync Updated To Version 3.0.0.39 For PC Users

It wasn't too long ago now that version 3.0 of BlackBerry Media Sync was released. Now we got an update which brings a newer, semi-revamped UI and improved picture synchronization for PC users. Bumped up to version 3.0.0.39, you can now auto update through media sync or just grab the latest version from the BlackBerry Media Sync download site.Having checked out the latest version, I can see RIM...

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BlackBerry Pearl 9100 Spotted Running T-Mobile / WIND 3G?

BlackBerry Pearl 9100 Spotted Running T-Mobile / WIND 3G?

*UPDATE*- More higher res pics found here from @CellGuru* The BlackBerry Pearl 9100 is the furthest thing from a secret on the interwebs. The latest news is that it'll be rocking T-Mobile and WIND 3G bands. Up until now it's only ever been spotted touting the typical AT&T and Rogers 3G so if the above pic is to be believed some 1700mHz love is headed your way. Not that it wasn't expected...

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BlackBerry Theme Roundup for February 1st 2010

BlackBerry Theme Roundup for February 1st  2010

Contest: 30 Copies of ValentineBB to be won. Leave a comment! Its time again to bring you, the valued readers of CrackBerry, more themes for your enjoyment. We have decided to add a little Valentines's Day flavor to this roundup, in honor of the fast approaching occasion (as well as a subtle reminder to all you guys (and girls) out there frantically checking your calendars and wallets, your...

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Blubber Blasting BlackBerry Apps

Blubber Blasting BlackBerry Apps

Well, if you have read a few of my previous posts, you know that I’m on the road to a leaner (but not meaner) me. It’s been going okay so far; the weight is coming off and my diet is much better. I do get cravings now and again, but I have my loving wife to keep me in check. Overall I’m happy with the change and definitely looking forward to reaching my goal. I’m experiencing more than just...

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Pack Light with BlackBerry Travel Accessories

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] When traveling with your BlackBerry you want to pack as light as possible. Trying to remember all those chargers, cases and cords can be a real pain. To get the most out of your device and still pack light, there are some key accessories you can take along. A spare battery charger can come in very handy, especially when paired up with an extended...

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Contest: Win 1 Of 100 Free Unlock Codes For Your BlackBerry

Contest: Win 1 Of 100 Free Unlock Codes For Your BlackBerry

It's Monday again, we all love Mondays don't we? Hope you all had a great weekend. We want to get this week started off right for everyone, so what better way to do that then have a contest, right? Cellunlock, has given us 100 BlackBerry unlock codes to give away. Any BlackBerry on any carrier this time around. Just drop a comment on this post, letting us know what day of the week is your...

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Verizon Offers slotRadio+ microSD Cards Loaded with 1,000 Songs and 4GB of Storage

Verizon seems to think that BlackBerry users are looking for a better way to get songs on their device. Transfering media to a microSD card for playback on your BlackBerry is far from difficult, but with slotRadio+ you can cut out all the hard steps. The $49.99 microSD card comes pre-loaded with 1,000 MP3s and boasts an additional 4GB of storage. The Billboard HITS and Billboard DECADES cards...

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BlackBerry Developer? Learn How To Plug Those Memory Leaks In Your Applications

As a BlackBerry user, we've all seen some applications here and there that leak memory and it can be quite a pain. As a BlackBerry developer this can be an extremely frustrating thing to have to deal with, especially if you have a amazing application you wish to release but just cannot find the memory leak. While checking out the BlackBerry developers blog the other day I began reading the two...

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16 Year Old Creates Communications Link for Underground Workers and Scientists

Its long been an issue of concern for deep underground workers but has never really had an answer. How to communicate underground when cell phones and walkie talkies no longer work? Well, turns out that question has been solved by a Los Alamos, New Mexico 16 yr old partaking in the 2009 International Science Fair, which he ended up winning. Alex Kendrick, has managed to create a system that...

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Fido Releases OS 4.6.1.320 For The BlackBerry Curve 8520

Fido Releases OS 4.6.1.320 For The BlackBerry Curve 8520

The official release of OS 4.6.1.320 on Fido really isn't that big of a deal. The real news here is in the fact the Fido posted OS 4.6.1.320 without actually having yet put the device on sale- Ooops. You might remember a week or two back now we posted that Fido was set to get the BlackBerry Curve 8520, SKUS were loaded into the system yet, no official release date was available. So all this...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 31 Jan 2010

Hands On With T-Mobile myTouch 3G Fender Edition Nexus One Coming To AT&T ? HTC Releases Sense UI For HTC Magic Introducing the BlackBerry Accessory Roundup for All That's New and Hot... Free Featured Item Given Away Each Week! CrackBerry Podcast 046: We talk Magnum Prototype, Tour 9650, Apple iPad, Avatar the Movie...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.463 for the Blackberry Curve2 8530

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.463 for the Blackberry Curve2 8530

Its been quite slow on the OS front these days but here is a little something for all you BlackkBerry Curve 8530 owners out there to check out. OS 5.0.0.463 was leaked not too long by the folks over at BBLeaks. If you have nothing better to do today, might as well fire up app loader and check it out. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is not...

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CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

Lots of good things on the CrackBerry front this week. We saw a RIM "oops" on Facebook regarding the Tour 9650, some new leaked and official OS' and had a great podcast to keep our 2010 promise going strong. If you were out and about and missed what went down, hit up the links below for all the highlights. You still have time to get in on some contests as well, so be sure to leave a comment on...

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Road Mania: New Must-Have Game for the BlackBerry Storm!

Weekend Sale: Save $2.00 and Get Road Mania this weekend for only $2.99 >> [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The folks from Mobigloo, makers of such BlackBerry game classics as Nintaii, Next Dual Pack and Air Traffic Control, are back with a new game for BlackBerry Storm users called Road Mania. The goal of Road Mania is simple yet oh soooo challenging (and addictive and...

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